Searching for digital resources?

Students of Windesheim have access to all information on our website. Here you can find reliable (digital) resources.


We offer a number of relevant databases. There are databases with newspapers, statistical information and researches. On the website you can check which databases you can use. They can be freely accessed from any PC within Windesheim. The databases can also be consulted whilst at home, also via the website. To use them, you have to login with your student number and password first.


Use our searchengine WindeSearch for a quick search for literature. WindeSearch searches in various databases ánd the catalogue of the Media centre at the same time. Apply filters to refine a search result easily and quickly. For a comprehensive, in-depth search go directly to the relevant database.


Find descriptions of the physical books, magazines and other materials available in the Media centre in the catalogue. The catalogue can also be searched with our searchengine WindeSearch. The Media centre has an extensive range of books, more than 200 magazines and a number of international newspapers


The Media centre has a selfservice for borrowing and returning books and other items. The Media centre card enables you to work independently.

Making a reservation or extend a loan

You can make a reservation on a book or other item via the catalogue:
For extending your loan you also go to this catalogue.

Important :
As soon as your reservation is received, we will send you a confirmation by e-mail. Extending your loan is free. You can extend your loan 10 times, unless the materials have been reserved by someone else.

Lending periods

Regular materials for students and employees (books, magazines etc) 3 weeks
Short term lending for students return within 24 hours

Books on the required reading list are available in the media center but not for loan.
Number of titels per card : max. 15

Penalty system

Regular materials: 0,50 euro a day for each borrowed item.
Short term lending materials: 2,00 euro a day for each borrowed item.

Study areas

We offer various spaces to work alone or in groups. There are also special quiet rooms. You can connect your laptop and make use of wireless connections.

Media Centre opening hours

Monday – Thursday 8.00 – 20.00
Friday 8.00 – 17.00

More information

Telephone : 088-4699217, or ask your question via Ask-Q : our digital helpdesk